R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
In 2006-7 a group of investors bet against the US mortgage market. In their research they discover how flawed and corrupt the market is.
The quotation that appears on screen, "'Truth is like poetry. And most people fucking hate poetry.' - Overheard at a Washington, D.C. bar," was written by director and co-writer Adam McKay, after unsuccessfully searching for the perfect quotation to use for ... ...
Saints don't live on Park Avenue.
A big bank shot set in 2006 includes a shot of the sign on the New York headquarters of Bank of America. That tower was built in 2008.
$10,531,026 (USA) (23 December 2015)
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